RESIDENTS got a shock last night when a sedan smashed into a fire hydrant outside their unit complex on the Gold Coast, sending a torrent of water gushing down their street.
The dramatic scenes unfolded on Park Avenue in Burleigh Heads around 9pm on Saturday.
The red sedan mounted a footpath before smashing into a fire hydrant booster box outside The Village Apartments.
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The impact was so great, the hydrant was ripped out of the ground, sending water gushing onto the road and down the sloping street.
The 22-year-old local man behind the wheel of the car walked away uninjured.
Thankfully, no bystanders were injured.
— 7 News Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) November 11, 2017